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Monetary donations are needed to support assistance efforts.  First, it helps to purchase food when food donations are insufficient.  Secondly, it is used to provide assistance with utilities, medicines and rent. Monetary donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Prefer to give a check?  Checks can me made out to James Island Outreach and mailed or delivered to James Island Outreach, 1872-C Camp Road, Charleston, SC 29412.

Food Donations

Canned or Packaged Food Donations Needed Most:

  • beans/peas all types
  • crackers
  • cereal/grits/oatmeal
  • corn
  • fruit
  • jelly
  • Jiffy Mix
  • juices
  • macaroni and cheese
  • meat/SPAM/salmon/beef stew
  • pasta (dry)
  • pasta sauce
  • peanut butter
  • rice
  • soup
  • tomato sauce
  • vegetables/mixed
  • Any other food except frozen or refrigerated items.

Drop off:  James Island Outreach | 1872-C Camp Road | Charleston, SC | 29412

Facility Hours:  Food and financial donations are accepted Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 9:00 am – noon. After hours, non-perishable food donations may be left in the bin on the porch.  Or please call 843-762-3653 or e-mail for pick-up.

Amazon Smile Program

When millions of supporters shop at, charitable donations quickly add up!  James Island Outreach is now one of the charities you can support when shopping on Amazon Smile. There is no cost for you! Once you designate James Island Outreach as one of your charities on Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to JIO.

For step-by-step instructions, visit our web page: Donate to JIO via Amazon Smile

Buy a Brick

Please support our Brick Fundraising Campaign to show your commitment to improving your community and to the mission of James Island Outreach! These bricks will be used to build walkways on the grounds and in the gardens at our new facility.  More information can be found on our web page: Buy a Brick to Support JIO.